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National Weather Service still assessing damage after Saturday storms
Woman in Langdon, ND, fatal crash named
In State Fair crop art, none top Prince
In less than two years, Fargo man wins two lottery jackpots totaling over $250,000
S.D. senators concerned Republicans could lose Senate majority
crime and courts
UND FOOTBALL: Running back Brady Oliveira shaped by family background
Berger gets his turn at center
SANSEVERE: Chargers like stadium better than new turf
POWERS: What did Vikings get for $1.1B? 'Nice' and 'loud'
Finding the way to FIT
BOOKNOTES: "Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up," "Downsizing the Family Home"
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
life & style
Eugene Dean Mecham
Loma L. Rudnik
John Martin Bratrud
Dolores A. "Dee" Desautel
Houseboat on the horizon
Late August is hummingbird season
GET YOUR GEAR ON: SoftScience Ultra Lyte hiking boots
50th Wedding Anniversary
January 2, 2016
Interpreters help New American parents work with region's schools
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- For Yaaccoub Shaia and his wife, Liqaa Marrooki, having interpreters available in the Moorhead School District has made...
January 2, 2016 - 9:30am
September 12, 2015
Secret weapons: Japanese Americans recall WWII language mission
FORT SNELLING, Minn. -- One of the secret weapons of World War II was developed at Fort Snelling. During the war, 6,000 Japanese-Americans...
September 12, 2015 - 6:00pm
April 11, 2015
Marilyn Hagerty: Couple enjoys hosting international students
Fifty-three different international students have lived for a while in the home of Kevin and Lacey Dean of Grand Forks. It's going on 10...
April 11, 2015 - 12:46pm
March 6, 2015
New translation service opens in Grand Forks
Helping immigrants ease into a new life is second nature for Yusuf Bayoow. For several years, the native of Kismayo, Somalia, has walked New...
March 6, 2015 - 7:32pm
February 22, 2015
Tweeting against terrorism
"We're here today because we all understand that in dealing with violent extremism, that we need answers that go beyond a military answer. We...
February 22, 2015 - 2:02am
December 15, 2014
'Culture' gets nod as Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year
Whether popular, corporate or entitled, "culture" was named word of the year by U.S. dictionary Merriam-Webster on Monday as a flexible catch-all that can easily identify a subject, idea or issue.
December 15, 2014 - 4:30pm
May 25, 2014
Guten Tag: German is ND's second-most-spoken language
The 2010-12 American Community Survey shows that 641,743 North Dakotans speak only English, followed by 8,959 North Dakotans who speak a German...
May 25, 2014 - 8:09am
April 10, 2014
‘Fargo’ show again puts spotlight on speech traced to Scandinavian roots
In 1996, the Coen brothers first exposed the rest of the country to the “Northwoods” accent with their cult classic “Fargo.” Now FX’s...
April 10, 2014 - 5:26pm
March 29, 2014
New words accepted into online dictionary — can you keep up?
“Soz” probably may sound like a word you heard thrown around in mobster movies, but this shortened form of “sorry” was among the latest...
March 29, 2014 - 9:30am
December 19, 2013
Survey finds the word 'whatever' annoys Americans the most
Dec 19 (Reuters) - Hands down, no word grates on Americans more than "whatever," a public opinion survey says. The casual "whatever" was rated the most annoying word by 38 percent of 1,173 adults surveyed in early December by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, based...
December 19, 2013 - 12:56pm
November 10, 2013
The B-word: Some women trying to take it back
FARGO -- "You say I'm a bitch like it's a bad thing." Well, most people still think it's a bad thing. But some women have been using the word...
accent/life & style
November 10, 2013 - 1:30pm
October 15, 2013
Faculty group vindicates terminated UND prof, criticizes her department
A UND French professor whose career at the university effectively ended because colleagues felt she was not collegial enough should get to continue...
October 15, 2013 - 8:23pm
August 28, 2013
'Twerk' and 'selfie' added to English dictionary
LONDON - "Twerk", a provocative dance move that has gone viral, and "selfie" a photograph taken of oneself using a phone, are two new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary on Wednesday. The dictionary has included words such as "twerk", "selfie", "digital detox" and the social...
August 28, 2013 - 11:12am
July 10, 2013
Ojibwe language project evolves into greater presence
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- In 2005, two volunteers set out on a mission to reconstruct a language native to the Bemidji area that had slowly deteriorated...
July 10, 2013 - 5:45am
June 21, 2013
Al Olson, Chanhassen, Minn. letter: Former Gov. Olson: Language immersion works
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- The Herald's editorial support for K-12 language immersion programs caught my eye because two of our grandchildren are enrolled in the Minnetonka, Minn., school district's Chinese (Mandarin) program for elementary students ("Utah muestra el camino/Utah shows the...
June 21, 2013 - 6:15am